Partido KLA Ta Launch “Cinema Van Barrio Pa B...

WILLEMSTAD (KLA) -- Sr. Middelhof lider politiko di partido KLA, ta kumisa ofisialmente un vishon mas ku tambe ta den e timeline di e partido, kual ta : “C...

State-Of-The-Art New Dutch Navy Ship In St. Maa...

PHILIPSBURG -- The pride of the Royal Netherlands Navy, the vessel Zr. Ms. Groningen sailed into Philipsburg for the very first time late last week.

Traffic Chaos After Truck Loses Excavator

COLE BAY -- Traffic chaos erupted around 3:00pm after a flat bed lorry on A.J.C. Brouwers Road, driving down Cole Bay Hill from the direction of Philipsburg,...

Statia Carnival Counting Down To Its Final Stages

ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius -- With early Saturday morning's Jump-Up and the Grand Carnival Parade, which wound itself through the streets of Oranjestad on Sat...

Gabinete Asjes No Mester Kontribui Pa Daña Rel...

WILLEMSTAD – Un di e responsabilidat ku e Promé Minister di Kòrsou tin ta pa mantené bon relashon ku paisnan bisiña.

President tell Berbicians unity is needed for G...

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Head of State President Donald Ramotar has again reiterated the call for Guyanese to unite so as to take the country forward, as it is o...

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  • Vrijlating Van De Heer Carvajal

    WILLEMSTAD -- Naar aanleiding van de vrijlating van de heer Carvajal acht het gerecht het wenselijk om de vrijdag 25 juli jl. door de rechter-commissaris genomen beslissing dat de aanhouding van de heer Carvajal rechtmatig was, hieronder nader toe te lichten.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Partido KLA Ta Launch “Cinema Van Barrio Pa Barrio”!
    Partido KLA Ta Launch “Cinema Van Barrio Pa Barrio”!

    WILLEMSTAD (KLA) -- Sr. Middelhof lider politiko di partido KLA, ta kumisa ofisialmente un vishon mas ku tambe ta den e timeline di e partido, kual ta : “Cinema van Barrio pa Barrio”.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • GEBE Set To Launch New Free Emergency Number

    PHILIPSBURG -- Water and electricity company NV GEBE announced Sunday, July 27, that following a testing stage, it is set to release a toll-free number as of next week: 1-844-GEBE-213 (or 1-844-4323-213).

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Get Checked Supermarket Campaign Launched On Sat.

    PHILIPSBURG -- The "eat healthy, feel healthy, be healthy" Get Checked Supermarket Campaign was launched on Saturday with the first outreach activity at Le Grande Marché on Bush Road from10:00am to 12:00noon.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Foreign Relations Dept. Logs On To Social Media

    PHILIPSBURG -- The Department of Foreign Relations launched its Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts as of today, Monday, joining governments, similar agencies and businesses around the world that have taken to social media to promote their country and services.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Electoral Council Embarks On An Awareness Campaign

    PHILIPSBURG -- The Electoral Council in collaboration with University of St. Martin (USM) will be hosting an information session at USM room 202 on Wednesday, July 30, at 7:00pm.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • State-Of-The-Art New Dutch Navy Ship In St. Maarten

    2014-0728-sx-tdh-traffic-new-dutch-navy-in-sxmPHILIPSBURG -- The pride of the Royal Netherlands Navy, the vessel Zr. Ms. Groningen sailed into Philipsburg for the very first time late last week.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Parties’ Slates Numbered For Ballot, SRP Gets Blue

    PHILIPSBURG -- The colour blue was awarded to the Social Reform Party (SRP) of Jacinto Mock by the luck of the draw at Friday’s public hearing of the Central Voting Bureau.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Traffic Chaos After Truck Loses Excavator

    2014-0728-sx-tdh-traffic-chaos-by-excavatorCOLE BAY -- Traffic chaos erupted around 3:00pm after a flat bed lorry on A.J.C. Brouwers Road, driving down Cole Bay Hill from the direction of Philipsburg, apparently suffered a mechanical problem, causing its driver to lose control.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • NA Miffed, Concerned At Bending Of Rules For ‘Campaign Violators’

    PHILIPSBURG  --  The National Alliance (NA) has expressed grave concern at the move by authorities to disregard Parliament’s unanimous call for campaign rules and engage in what appears to be the bending of the rules to suit the political parties that had been violating them blatantly over the past weeks.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Venezuela Diplomat Held On Aruba Freed

    Oranjestad, Aruba -- Venezuelan retired general Hugo Carvajal was released after being arrested in Aruba at the request of US authorities over drug trafficking accusations, when it turned out the Dutch Kingdom's Foreign Affairs Ministry recognised his diplomatic passport and thus his immunity.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Statia Carnival Counting Down To Its Final Stages

    2014-0728-sx-tdh-statia-carnivalORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius -- With early Saturday morning's Jump-Up and the Grand Carnival Parade, which wound itself through the streets of Oranjestad on Saturday afternoon, the Carnival 2014 is winding down towards tonight's, Monday evening's Lighted Parade and the burning of King Momo, which will end this year's Carnival celebrations on St. Eustatius.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Gabinete Asjes No Mester Kontribui Pa Daña Relashon Entre Korosu I Venezuela
    Gabinete Asjes No Mester Kontribui Pa Daña Relashon Entre Korosu I Venezuela

    WILLEMSTAD – Un di e responsabilidat ku e Promé Minister di Kòrsou tin ta pa mantené bon relashon ku paisnan bisiña.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • President tell Berbicians unity is needed for Guyana to realise its true potential
    President tell Berbicians unity is needed for Guyana to realise its true potential

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Head of State President Donald Ramotar has again reiterated the call for Guyanese to unite so as to take the country forward, as it is only through unity that full benefits will be realised.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • President rejects Opposition Leader’s claims Gov’t not open to inclusionary democracy

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Attempts by Leader of the Opposition and the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) David Granger to establish the notion within his party faction that the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Government is not practicing pluralism and democracy have been rejected by President Donald Ramotar.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • IPA, Ansa McAL can appeal contract to supply drugs to health sector

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- President Donald Ramotar has confirmed that the contract for the pre-qualification of suppliers for the supply and delivery of pharmaceuticals and other medical supplies and consumerables in the health sector was awarded to the New GPC Inc., after the two other applicants failed to meet the criteria, set out by the evaluation team.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • President says AML Bill still a matter of grave concern

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- President Donald Ramotar has expressed his Administration’s concern for the current state of affairs with regards the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) (Amendment) Bill, particularly given the fact that the National Assembly is scheduled to go into recess very soon.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • PPP/C Administration has always been ready for any elections

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) --President Donald Ramotar today said that the fact that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has asked for six months subsequent to the announcement (whenever that may be) of the date for either local government or general elections speaks loudly of their level of preparedness.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • Guyana well-placed to benefit from China-CELAC initiatives

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) --President Donald Ramotar today spoke of some of the fruitful outcomes of the cooperation forum between China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) held in Brazil recently.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • New development bank will help developing countries fight poverty, underdevelopment

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- President Donald Ramotar said that the advent of the new development bank as announced by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries will have far-reaching effects on the lives of the people of Latin America.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014

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  • Can The Private Sector Generate Regional Growth

    LONDON, England -- When CARICOM Heads of Government met in Antigua earlier this month they had held a ‘frank and enthusiastic’ exchange with selected leaders of industry and commerce.

    Saturday, 26 July 2014
  • China Will Cast A Huge Shadow As Japan Meets CARICOM

    LONDON, England -- The word will not be spoken in any formal speeches and it won’t be mentioned in final statements and declarations, but it will be talked about in the corridors and it will be at the back of everyone’s mind as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits five Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) nations from July 25 to August 2.

    Saturday, 26 July 2014
  • The BRICS And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- As this is being written a series of summits have been taking place in Brazil which may have a lasting effect on the way in which the Caribbean and other small indebted nations come to address their future.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?
    The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?

    LONDON, England -- It is news that should awaken the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from their complacent attitude toward developing countries.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • World Bank Issues Its First Ever Catastrophe Bond Linked To Natural Hazard Risks In Sixteen Caribbean Countries

    us-the-world-bank-220WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (WB) -- The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD) announced its first ever catastrophe bond ('cat bond').

    Wednesday, 09 July 2014
  • The Caribbean And The IMF -Building A Partnership For The Future

    us-imf-international-monetary-fund-220MONA (IMF) -- Good afternoon. It is a great privilege to visit this exceptional university. Let me greet all of you—those of you here at Mona, and those of you watching online from other locations.

    Monday, 07 July 2014
  • XCOR Aerospace Acquires Space Expedition Corporation

    MOJAVE, CA, U.S.A. (XCOR) -- XCOR Aerospace announced today that it has closed the acquisition of all operational subsidiaries of Space Expedition Corporation, the previously independent Dutch company also known as SXC.

    Monday, 30 June 2014
  • Concurrerende Procedures Voor De Economie, Projecten En Maatregelen Jeugdwerkgelegenheid
    Concurrerende Procedures Voor De Economie, Projecten En Maatregelen Jeugdwerkgelegenheid

    WILLEMSTAD -- Aan het slot van de vandaag gehouden economische top stemde het bedrijfsleven in met stappen om de jeugdwerkloosheid te verlichten, terwijl de politiek meewerkt aan soepelere procedures voor immigratie ten behoeve van de economische ontwikkeling en ter bevordering van exportsectoren.

    Wednesday, 25 June 2014
  • Curaçao Competes 2014 launched!
    Curaçao Competes 2014 launched!

    WILLEMSTAD -- MarkStra Caribbean is ready to make the results of Curaçao Competes 2014 known to the business community and the general public.

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014
  • The UK, The Caribbean And A Changing Relationship

    LONDON, England -- Every two years the British and the Caribbean governments meet with the objective of moving forward a relationship that has become much changed.

    Sunday, 15 June 2014
  • Stop Cursing CARICOM As Darkness -It Is A Light Not Yet Fully Turned-On
    Stop Cursing CARICOM As Darkness -It Is A Light Not Yet Fully Turned-On

    LONDON, England -- Dr Franklin Johnston, a strategist, project manager and advisor to the Jamaica Minister of Education, wrote a column in the Jamaica Observer of May 30 in which he basically contended that the Caribbean Common Market and Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) are the constructs of “Anglophone black people” and not in the interest of Jamaica.

    Saturday, 14 June 2014
  • STR Reports Caribbean/Mexico Hotel Pipeline For May 2014

    HENDERSONVILLE, TN, U.S.A. (STR) -- The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 163 hotels totaling 28,630 rooms, according to the May 2014 STR Construction Pipeline Report.

    Thursday, 12 June 2014
  • Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival 2014 Full Program
    Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival 2014 Full Program

    WILLEMSTAD (CSN) -- With the confirmation of Smokey Robinson “King of Motown”, the program of the 5th Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival is complete.

    Saturday, 07 June 2014
  • Sanctions And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- Sanctions and large fines are becoming the weapon of choice for the United States and others as they seek ways to stop nations facilitating trade or financial transfers that touch countries they are engaged in a political dispute with.

    Saturday, 07 June 2014
  • Importing Food Is Damaging The Caribbean: Why No Action?

    LONDON, England -- It is shameful that golden opportunities to produce more food in the Caribbean and significantly reduce the astronomically high annual food import bill of US$ 4.75 billion are being woefully neglected.

    Saturday, 07 June 2014

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  • Can The Private Sector Generate Regional Growth

    LONDON, England -- When CARICOM Heads of Government met in Antigua earlier this month they had held a ‘frank and enthusiastic’ exchange with selected leaders of industry and commerce.

    Saturday, 26 July 2014
  • China Will Cast A Huge Shadow As Japan Meets CARICOM

    LONDON, England -- The word will not be spoken in any formal speeches and it won’t be mentioned in final statements and declarations, but it will be talked about in the corridors and it will be at the back of everyone’s mind as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits five Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) nations from July 25 to August 2.

    Saturday, 26 July 2014
  • The BRICS And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- As this is being written a series of summits have been taking place in Brazil which may have a lasting effect on the way in which the Caribbean and other small indebted nations come to address their future.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Inter-American Dialogue Named US Think Tank Of The Year
    Inter-American Dialogue Named US Think Tank Of The Year

    WASHINGTON,  DC, U.S.A. -- The Inter-American Dialogue has won the US Think Tank of the Year Award 2014, given annually by Prospect Magazine, a prestigious British publication.

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • Geslaagde Editie Robin Rotterdam Unlimited
    Geslaagde Editie Robin Rotterdam Unlimited

    ROTTERDAM, Nederland -- Ruim 900.000 bezoekers hebben het hele weekend kunnen genieten van de tweede editie van het city festival Robin Rotterdam Unlimited.

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?
    The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?

    LONDON, England -- It is news that should awaken the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from their complacent attitude toward developing countries.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • Wells Fargo Home Mortgage To Sponsor Second Annual Evenings Of Excellence
    Wells Fargo Home Mortgage To Sponsor Second Annual Evenings Of Excellence

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- The second annual Evenings of Excellence series, supported by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, is being planned for the fall in South Florida and the New York metropolitan area.

    Friday, 18 July 2014
  • A Plan Does Not Guarantee Delivery Or Success

    LONDON, England -- A little over a week ago, Caricom Heads of Government met in Antigua. The highlight, which was widely reported in the regional media, but largely ignored by the world beyond, was that Caricom is to have a strategic five year plan.

    Saturday, 12 July 2014
  • Why Join The Commonwealth?

    LONDON, England -- The Institute of Commonwealth Studies at London University held a colloquium on Thursday July 10 on the subject of “Why join the Commonwealth?.

    Saturday, 12 July 2014
  • World Bank Issues Its First Ever Catastrophe Bond Linked To Natural Hazard Risks In Sixteen Caribbean Countries

    us-the-world-bank-220WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (WB) -- The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD) announced its first ever catastrophe bond ('cat bond').

    Wednesday, 09 July 2014
  • Changing Investors’ Perceptions

    LONDON, England -- Living in the Caribbean it is quite possible to imagine that the world sees the region and its economic fortunes in an unchanging light.

    Friday, 04 July 2014
  • Alicia Bárcena Calls For Universalizing The Post-2015 Development Agenda

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, called for “decolonizing” the post-2015 development agenda and for setting universal goals rather than just norms prescribed by the most advanced countries for developing countries.

    Friday, 04 July 2014
  • Alicia Bárcena Llama A Universalizar La Agenda De Desarrollo Post-2015

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) --  La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Alicia Bárcena, llamó hoy a “descolonizar” la agenda de desarrollo post-2015 y a fijar metas universales y no solo normas prescritas desde los países más avanzados para los países en desarrollo, durante su intervención en el Foro Político de Alto Nivel sobre Desarrollo Sostenible celebrado en la sede de Naciones Unidas en Nueva York.

    Friday, 04 July 2014
  • CARICOM: Arrest "Bun-Wuk" Before It Spreads

    LONDON, England -- “Bun-wuk” or “Fiyah-d-wuk” are two names for a troubling phenomenon that has recently emerged in certain countries of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

    Thursday, 03 July 2014
  • ECLAC Calls For Renewing Ties Between The European Union And Latin America And The Caribbean

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean have the opportunity to find more complementarities to overcome old historic, social and trade-related asymmetries and advance towards a more balanced and equitable relationship, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, said in Paris.

    Tuesday, 01 July 2014

RC

Latest Regional Caribbean News

  • Can The Private Sector Generate Regional Growth

    LONDON, England -- When CARICOM Heads of Government met in Antigua earlier this month they had held a ‘frank and enthusiastic’ exchange with selected leaders of industry and commerce.

    Saturday, 26 July 2014
  • China Will Cast A Huge Shadow As Japan Meets CARICOM

    LONDON, England -- The word will not be spoken in any formal speeches and it won’t be mentioned in final statements and declarations, but it will be talked about in the corridors and it will be at the back of everyone’s mind as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits five Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) nations from July 25 to August 2.

    Saturday, 26 July 2014
  • Finland praises CARICOM for advancing economic, commercial interests of Member States

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Finland’s Ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), His Excellency Kim Luotonen, on Friday presented his credentials to CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque.

    Friday, 25 July 2014
  • Chairman of CARICOM Reparations Commission addresses British House of Commons

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, in a presentation to the British House of Commons on 16 July 2014, expressed the view that the reparations process will bring honour and dignity to the people of the Caribbean as well as the people of Great Britain and Europe.

    Friday, 25 July 2014
  • Regional Social Security Heads Discuss Global Crisis

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The impact of the global financial crisis on social security institutions across the region is at the top of the agenda as CARICOM Heads of Social Security Organisations hold their 25th Meeting in St. Vincent and the Grenadines this week.

    Friday, 25 July 2014
  • CARICOM Secretariat to empower Guyana’s youth with animation skills

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- A group of young people in Guyana will get an opportunity to learn valuable animation skills through a project coordinated by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat.

    Thursday, 24 July 2014
  • SASOD Honoured with 2014 Red Ribbon Award

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Guyana-based Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) was honoured with the 2014 Red Ribbon Award for Advocacy and Human Rights at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, July 20, 2014.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • PANCAP Shocked and Saddened by Loss of Colleagues on Flight MH17

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) says it is deeply saddened that a number of great friends in the fight against HIV may have been lost in the devastating crash of Malaysia flight MH17 last week.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • The BRICS And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- As this is being written a series of summits have been taking place in Brazil which may have a lasting effect on the way in which the Caribbean and other small indebted nations come to address their future.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?
    The New Bank Of BRICS: What’s In It For Small Economies?

    LONDON, England -- It is news that should awaken the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from their complacent attitude toward developing countries.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • CARICOM And Japan To Hold First Summit

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will meet with Japanese Prime Minister His Excellency Shinzo Abe in the first ever CARICOM-Japan Summit on 28 July 2014 in Trinidad and Tobago.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • The Caribbean: A Clean Energy Revolution On The Front Lines Of Climate Change
    The Caribbean: A Clean Energy Revolution On The Front Lines Of Climate Change

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (IPS) -- Lefties Food Stall, a pint-sized eatery serving Barbados’ signature flying-fish sandwiches, recently became the first snack shack on the Caribbean island to be fitted with a solar panel.

    Friday, 18 July 2014
  • Statement By Irwin Larocque On The Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) condemns the killing of three Israeli teenagers and the revenge killing of a young Palestinian.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Migrant Awareness Raising Sessions Held in Guyana

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (GINA) -- The first of a series of training sessions intended to heighten awareness of risk factors affecting mobile and migrant populations in Guyana was held here on 24 and 25 June 2014.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • PAHO and UNAIDS Convene Meetings in Georgetown

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (GINA) -- The prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and youth across the region was a major agenda item when the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) convened a three-day meeting in Georgetown last week.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014

DC

Latest Dutch Caribbean News

  • Vrijlating Van De Heer Carvajal

    WILLEMSTAD -- Naar aanleiding van de vrijlating van de heer Carvajal acht het gerecht het wenselijk om de vrijdag 25 juli jl. door de rechter-commissaris genomen beslissing dat de aanhouding van de heer Carvajal rechtmatig was, hieronder nader toe te lichten.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Partido KLA Ta Launch “Cinema Van Barrio Pa Barrio”!
    Partido KLA Ta Launch “Cinema Van Barrio Pa Barrio”!

    WILLEMSTAD (KLA) -- Sr. Middelhof lider politiko di partido KLA, ta kumisa ofisialmente un vishon mas ku tambe ta den e timeline di e partido, kual ta : “Cinema van Barrio pa Barrio”.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • GEBE Set To Launch New Free Emergency Number

    PHILIPSBURG -- Water and electricity company NV GEBE announced Sunday, July 27, that following a testing stage, it is set to release a toll-free number as of next week: 1-844-GEBE-213 (or 1-844-4323-213).

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Get Checked Supermarket Campaign Launched On Sat.

    PHILIPSBURG -- The "eat healthy, feel healthy, be healthy" Get Checked Supermarket Campaign was launched on Saturday with the first outreach activity at Le Grande Marché on Bush Road from10:00am to 12:00noon.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Foreign Relations Dept. Logs On To Social Media

    PHILIPSBURG -- The Department of Foreign Relations launched its Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts as of today, Monday, joining governments, similar agencies and businesses around the world that have taken to social media to promote their country and services.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Electoral Council Embarks On An Awareness Campaign

    PHILIPSBURG -- The Electoral Council in collaboration with University of St. Martin (USM) will be hosting an information session at USM room 202 on Wednesday, July 30, at 7:00pm.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • State-Of-The-Art New Dutch Navy Ship In St. Maarten

    2014-0728-sx-tdh-traffic-new-dutch-navy-in-sxmPHILIPSBURG -- The pride of the Royal Netherlands Navy, the vessel Zr. Ms. Groningen sailed into Philipsburg for the very first time late last week.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Parties’ Slates Numbered For Ballot, SRP Gets Blue

    PHILIPSBURG -- The colour blue was awarded to the Social Reform Party (SRP) of Jacinto Mock by the luck of the draw at Friday’s public hearing of the Central Voting Bureau.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Traffic Chaos After Truck Loses Excavator

    2014-0728-sx-tdh-traffic-chaos-by-excavatorCOLE BAY -- Traffic chaos erupted around 3:00pm after a flat bed lorry on A.J.C. Brouwers Road, driving down Cole Bay Hill from the direction of Philipsburg, apparently suffered a mechanical problem, causing its driver to lose control.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • NA Miffed, Concerned At Bending Of Rules For ‘Campaign Violators’

    PHILIPSBURG  --  The National Alliance (NA) has expressed grave concern at the move by authorities to disregard Parliament’s unanimous call for campaign rules and engage in what appears to be the bending of the rules to suit the political parties that had been violating them blatantly over the past weeks.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Venezuela Diplomat Held On Aruba Freed

    Oranjestad, Aruba -- Venezuelan retired general Hugo Carvajal was released after being arrested in Aruba at the request of US authorities over drug trafficking accusations, when it turned out the Dutch Kingdom's Foreign Affairs Ministry recognised his diplomatic passport and thus his immunity.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Statia Carnival Counting Down To Its Final Stages

    2014-0728-sx-tdh-statia-carnivalORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius -- With early Saturday morning's Jump-Up and the Grand Carnival Parade, which wound itself through the streets of Oranjestad on Saturday afternoon, the Carnival 2014 is winding down towards tonight's, Monday evening's Lighted Parade and the burning of King Momo, which will end this year's Carnival celebrations on St. Eustatius.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Gabinete Asjes No Mester Kontribui Pa Daña Relashon Entre Korosu I Venezuela
    Gabinete Asjes No Mester Kontribui Pa Daña Relashon Entre Korosu I Venezuela

    WILLEMSTAD – Un di e responsabilidat ku e Promé Minister di Kòrsou tin ta pa mantené bon relashon ku paisnan bisiña.

    Monday, 28 July 2014
  • Asuntu Di Ekstradishion Ta Keda Regla Via Tratado

    WILLEMSTAD -- Tur hende por a tuma nota di loke a susede relashoná ku e petishon ku a wὸrdu hasi dor di e Gobièrnu di Merka na e Gobierne di Aruba pa detene un persona di nashonalidat Venezolano, ku e meta pa estradita e persona aki despues pa Merka.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • Tempestat Den Un Glas Di Awa?

    KRALENDIJK (PHU) -- Barkunan di Guera Venezolano aparentemente lo no ‘bishitá’ Aruba.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014

FC

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BVI

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  • BVIFA Terry Evans Cup Final
    BVIFA Terry Evans Cup Final

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIFA) -- The Islanders F.C. wrapped up their 2014 season with yet another piece of silverware after they overcame One Love F.C. 2-1 in the Final of the Terry Evans Cup on Sunday.

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • BVI Ports Extends Deadline For Tortola Pier Park Leasing Agent, Restaurateur

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIPA) -- The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has extended the deadline to submit proposals or Expressions of Interests (EOIs) for both Leasing and Placement Agent and Flagship Restaurant (Tortola Pier Park) to Friday, July 25, 2014.

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • 2014 Study Abroad Students To Attend Orientation Session

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing scholarship recipients commencing studies abroad for Fall 2014 that a mandatory orientation session will take place on Thursday, July 24 at 3:30 p.m. at the Training Division Conference Room. 

    Sunday, 20 July 2014
  • Close Off Dates For Electrical And Mechanical Inspections

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Electrical Inspection Unit is hereby informing electricians of the close-off dates for carrying out electrical and mechanical Inspections:

    Sunday, 20 July 2014
  • Environmental Summer Programme In Full Swing
    Environmental Summer Programme In Full Swing

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Conservation and Fisheries Department’s annual Environmental Summer Programme is in full swing; attracting interested parents and children, between the ages of 5 and 13 from across the Territory.

    Friday, 18 July 2014
  • Reminder: Conservation Environmental Summer Programme

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Conservation and Fisheries Department is reminding persons that registration forms for the 2014 Environmental Education Summer Programme for students between the ages of 5 and 13 are still being collected.

    Friday, 18 July 2014
  • Public Invited To Groundbreaking Ceremony For Greenland Stadium

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Government of the Virgin Islands, in collaboration with FIFA, the BVI Football Association and the BVI Olympic Association is inviting residents and friends of the East End and Long Look Communities to the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Greenland Multipurpose Stadium on Wednesday July 23, at 4:00 p.m. at the Greenland Festival Grounds.

    Friday, 18 July 2014
  • Premier Smith: Financial Services A Top Priority For BVI Engagement With UK

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- In their continued efforts to foster a modern partnership with the United Kingdom (UK), Overseas Territories (OTs) Heads of Government, at a preparatory meeting today in Cayman Islands agreed on priority areas for discussion in the upcoming Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) scheduled for December 2014.

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
  • Summer Sizzle BVI 2014 Launch Party
    Summer Sizzle BVI 2014 Launch Party

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVITB) -- It’s about to get sizzlin’ hot at Bamboushay, the BVI’s social address on this Friday, July 18 for the Summer Sizzle BVI 2014 Launch Party.

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
  • Public Meeting To Discuss Expansion Of Nanny Cay Resort And Marina

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Town and Country Planning Department is reminding the public of the upcoming community meeting where Nanny Cay Resort and Marina will present plans for the proposed expansion of commercial, residential, recreational, and marina developments.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Magistrate’s Court Sitting Schedule For July 28 To August 28

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Magistrate’s Court is informing the public that there will be limited sittings from Monday, July 28 to Friday, August 29.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Fogging Operations Schedule For July

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Environmental Health Division is informing the public that it will continue its fogging operations on Monday, July 21 in Ballast Bay and Cane Garden Bay and on Wednesday, July 23 in Brewers Bay.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Festival Booth Operators To Be Registered By July 22

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Environmental Health Division is advising all booth and food stall operators for the Road Town Festival Village to apply for registration by July 22.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Reading Council Recognises Governor For Stellar Contribution
    Reading Council Recognises Governor For Stellar Contribution

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Governor Boyd McCleary, CMG, CVO, and Mrs. Jennie McCleary were congratulated for their unwavering contribution to the British Virgin Islands Reading Council and the Dad’s Reach Out and Read Programme.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Parents Of Elmore Stoutt High School Students To Collect Reports

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Elmore Stoutt High School is reminding parents and guardians that end of year reports can now be collected from the school until Friday, July 18. 

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014

USVI

Latest United States Virgin Islands News

  • UVI Appoints Dean of Students on Albert A. Sheen Campus
    UVI Appoints Dean of Students on Albert A. Sheen Campus

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Stephan Moore to serve as Dean of Students on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Moore has been a professional in the field of higher education and student affairs for more than 12 years. His appointment at UVI began on July 1.

    Friday, 25 July 2014
  • Nanyamka Farrelly Named UVI Public Relations Director
    Nanyamka Farrelly Named UVI Public Relations Director

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- Nanyamka A. Farrelly has been appointed Director of Public Relations for the University of the Virgin Islands. Farrelly, who has served in this role in an interim capacity for the past two years, is charged with leading the University’s internal and external communication for all traditional and electronic media.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • New Student Convocation Planned as Part of UVI’s Fall Orientation

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- The special convocations come during a week of orientation activities for students enrolling for the 2014 fall semester. UVI’s official Orientation Week takes place on both campuses from Aug. 18 through 22.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility In The U.S. Virgin Islands

    CARLSBAD, CA, U.S.A. -- NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), one of the largest solar companies in the U.S., announced the acquisition of the 4 megawatt (MW ac) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) from Toshiba International Corporation (Toshiba).

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014
  • Virgin Islands CBP Identifies US Citizen with Outstanding Warrant from Florida

    CHRISTIANSTED (CBP) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations Officers in the US Virgin Islands identified last Saturday a man with an outstanding warrant for Probation Violation and Failure to Appear charges from Broward County in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  Imron Stewart Mathurin, 37, a citizen of the United States and resident of Georgia, was identified after he presented himself for CBP inspection at the Henry E. Rohlson Airport in St. Croix, before boarding a flight bound to Miami with Atlanta as final destination.

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility In The U.S. Virgin Islands

    CARLSBAD, CA, U.S.A. -- NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), one of the largest solar companies in the U.S., today announced the acquisition of the 4 megawatt (MW ac) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) from Toshiba International Corporation (Toshiba).

    Monday, 21 July 2014
  • VI SBDC Receives $50,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- The VI Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) received a $50,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in June. This grant will be used to complete phase two of the VI SBDC’s video conferencing upgrade at the St. Croix Service Center. The upgrade will increase the center’s ability to deliver training through a multipoint system, which will allow VI SBDC trainings to be seen from multiple locations.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • Senator Jackson Pleased St. Ursula’S Lunch Program Resumes

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Sen. Myron D. Jackson, chairman of the 30th Legislature's Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, Youth & Recreation, alerts the community that the senior lunch program at St. Ursula’s Church & Multipurpose Center on St. John has resumed after eight months.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Sen. Jackson Secures The Massac Facility For Virgin Islands Youth

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- On July 14, 2015, the 30th Legislature learned that veto actions, recently taken by the Governor, fall outside of the limits of the Revised Organic Act of 1954.

    Tuesday, 15 July 2014
  • Senator Myron D. Jackson Celebrates French Heritage Week

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Myron D. Jackson joins with the rest of the territory in celebrating French Heritage Week.

    Monday, 14 July 2014
  • Indigo Top Boat, Casca Dura’S Abud Top Angler – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament
    Indigo Top Boat, Casca Dura’S Abud Top Angler – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- A blue marlin release within minutes of lines out earned the team aboard Indigo, a 61-foot Buddy Davis that is part of the local Ocean Surfari Charter fleet, the Top Boat in the 51st July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT), hosted July 9 to 11 by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club.

    Monday, 14 July 2014
  • Indigo Maintains Leads Day 2, Casca Dura’s Abud Moves Into Top Angler Slot – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament
    Indigo Maintains Leads Day 2, Casca Dura’s Abud Moves Into Top Angler Slot – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- The bite picked up and so did the excitement at the IGY American Yacht Harbor docks during the second day of fishing in the 51st July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT).

    Friday, 11 July 2014
  • Ocean Surfaris’ Indigo Leads Day 1 – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament
    Ocean Surfaris’ Indigo Leads Day 1 – 51st July Open Billfish Tournament

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- The fish weren’t biting, but it wasn’t for a lack of trying to catch them on the part of the eight teams competing in the 51st July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT).

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament This Sunday
    Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament This Sunday

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Reel in a whopper kingfish and earn more than bragging rights. The Northside Sportfishing Club’s 26th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament, set for Sunday July 13th at Hull Bay Hideaway, is your chance to catch that ‘big one’ and pocket $2000 in cash courtesy of NEMWIL.

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • 51st July Open Billfish Tournament Kicks Off Wednesday
    51st July Open Billfish Tournament Kicks Off Wednesday

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- The 51st July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT) – the longest annually held angling contest in the Virgin Islands hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club (VIGFC) – will kick-off Wednesday July 9th with a fleet of nearly a dozen boats home-ported out of the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and several U.S. mainland states.

    Thursday, 10 July 2014

WI

Latest West Indian News

  • President tell Berbicians unity is needed for Guyana to realise its true potential
    President tell Berbicians unity is needed for Guyana to realise its true potential

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Head of State President Donald Ramotar has again reiterated the call for Guyanese to unite so as to take the country forward, as it is only through unity that full benefits will be realised.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • President rejects Opposition Leader’s claims Gov’t not open to inclusionary democracy

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Attempts by Leader of the Opposition and the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) David Granger to establish the notion within his party faction that the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Government is not practicing pluralism and democracy have been rejected by President Donald Ramotar.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • IPA, Ansa McAL can appeal contract to supply drugs to health sector

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- President Donald Ramotar has confirmed that the contract for the pre-qualification of suppliers for the supply and delivery of pharmaceuticals and other medical supplies and consumerables in the health sector was awarded to the New GPC Inc., after the two other applicants failed to meet the criteria, set out by the evaluation team.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • President says AML Bill still a matter of grave concern

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- President Donald Ramotar has expressed his Administration’s concern for the current state of affairs with regards the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) (Amendment) Bill, particularly given the fact that the National Assembly is scheduled to go into recess very soon.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • PPP/C Administration has always been ready for any elections

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) --President Donald Ramotar today said that the fact that the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has asked for six months subsequent to the announcement (whenever that may be) of the date for either local government or general elections speaks loudly of their level of preparedness.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • Guyana well-placed to benefit from China-CELAC initiatives

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) --President Donald Ramotar today spoke of some of the fruitful outcomes of the cooperation forum between China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) held in Brazil recently.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • New development bank will help developing countries fight poverty, underdevelopment

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- President Donald Ramotar said that the advent of the new development bank as announced by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries will have far-reaching effects on the lives of the people of Latin America.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • Message Of Madame Deolatchmee Ramotar On The Occasion Of Eid Ul Fitr 2014

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- I greet with overflowing happiness and embrace with deep affection the members of the Muslim community on Eid Ul Fitr 2014.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • GGMC working on holistic approach to address road infrastructure

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Heavy rainfall has significantly affected mining activities in some areas, especially operations to which access has been restricted.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • Mayor Of Montego Bay Pays Tribute To Vin Martin

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Mayor of Montego Bay, Councillor Glendon Harris, has hailed the late Vin Martin, former Honorary Consul to Atlanta, as a “gentle giant,” whose life “epitomized the truest sense of patriotism.”

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • Insurance Industry And Union Leaders Hail Howard Cooke

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Late former Governor-General, His Excellency, the Most Hon. Sir Howard Cooke, is being hailed for his efforts to improve the condition of Jamaican workers, by widening basic pension benefits and enhancing the industrial relations climate.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • Former Consul General Vin Martin Has Died
    Former Consul General Vin Martin Has Died

    WASHINGTON DC, U.S.A. (JIS) -- Jamaica’s former Honorary Consul to Atlanta and prominent attorney, Vin Martin, O.D. died yesterday (July 23) in Atlanta, Georgia, after a long illness.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • Jamaica And South Africa Sign Sports Cooperation Agreement
    Jamaica And South Africa Sign Sports Cooperation Agreement

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government of Jamaica has signed an agreement with the South African Government for the promotion and strengthening of bilateral relations and cooperation in sports. 

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • KSAC Seeking To Improve Efficiency Through ICT
    KSAC Seeking To Improve Efficiency Through ICT

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) is seeking to improve the efficiency of its operations through the introduction of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014
  • CAC  Reminds  Parents  Of Safety  Measures  For School Children
    CAC Reminds Parents Of Safety Measures For School Children

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) is reminding parents of some basic safety measures that should be considered in preparing children for back-to-school.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014

CC

Latest CARICOM News

  • Finland praises CARICOM for advancing economic, commercial interests of Member States

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Finland’s Ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), His Excellency Kim Luotonen, on Friday presented his credentials to CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque.

    Friday, 25 July 2014
  • Chairman of CARICOM Reparations Commission addresses British House of Commons

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, in a presentation to the British House of Commons on 16 July 2014, expressed the view that the reparations process will bring honour and dignity to the people of the Caribbean as well as the people of Great Britain and Europe.

    Friday, 25 July 2014
  • Regional Social Security Heads Discuss Global Crisis

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The impact of the global financial crisis on social security institutions across the region is at the top of the agenda as CARICOM Heads of Social Security Organisations hold their 25th Meeting in St. Vincent and the Grenadines this week.

    Friday, 25 July 2014
  • CARICOM Secretariat to empower Guyana’s youth with animation skills

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- A group of young people in Guyana will get an opportunity to learn valuable animation skills through a project coordinated by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat.

    Thursday, 24 July 2014
  • SASOD Honoured with 2014 Red Ribbon Award

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Guyana-based Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) was honoured with the 2014 Red Ribbon Award for Advocacy and Human Rights at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, July 20, 2014.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • PANCAP Shocked and Saddened by Loss of Colleagues on Flight MH17

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) says it is deeply saddened that a number of great friends in the fight against HIV may have been lost in the devastating crash of Malaysia flight MH17 last week.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014
  • CARICOM And Japan To Hold First Summit

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will meet with Japanese Prime Minister His Excellency Shinzo Abe in the first ever CARICOM-Japan Summit on 28 July 2014 in Trinidad and Tobago.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014
  • Statement By Irwin Larocque On The Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) condemns the killing of three Israeli teenagers and the revenge killing of a young Palestinian.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Migrant Awareness Raising Sessions Held in Guyana

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (GINA) -- The first of a series of training sessions intended to heighten awareness of risk factors affecting mobile and migrant populations in Guyana was held here on 24 and 25 June 2014.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • PAHO and UNAIDS Convene Meetings in Georgetown

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (GINA) -- The prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and youth across the region was a major agenda item when the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) convened a three-day meeting in Georgetown last week.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Top Priorities for Implementation Strategic Plan for the Community (2015-2019): Repositioning CARICOM

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Strategic Plan for the Community, approved by CARICOM Heads at their 35th Regular Meeting in Antigua and Barbuda July 1-4 2014, identifies eight integrated Strategic Priorities for the Community over the five-year period, 2015-2019, and key areas of interventions for each.

    Friday, 11 July 2014
  • Communiqué Issued At The Conclusion Of The Thirty-Fifth Regular Meeting Of The Conference Of Heads Of Government Of The Caribbean Community

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Thirty-Fifth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Dickenson Bay, Antigua and Barbuda, from 1-4 July 2014.

    Monday, 07 July 2014
  • CARICOM Heads approve Region’s first ever strategic plan

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The CARICOM Heads of Government approved the first ever strategic plan for the Caribbean Community.

    Sunday, 06 July 2014
  • Strategic Plan for the Caribbean Community 2015 – 2019: Repositioning CARICOM

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Why a new strategic plan and what do we hope to achieve.

    Sunday, 06 July 2014
  • CARICOM to get Debt Advocacy Team

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Debt Advocacy Team is to be appointed to campaign for debt relief and/or debt amelioration on behalf of highly indebted CARICOM Member States.

    Sunday, 06 July 2014

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WICB

Latest West Indies Cricket Board News

  • Barbados Are New U17 Champs
    Barbados Are New U17 Champs

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Dikembe Wilson struck an unbeaten half-century, allowing Barbados to be crowned the new Regional Under-17 champions, following a seven-wicket victory over Jamaica on Tuesday here.

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
  • Windies V Bangladesh Series To Be Sponsored By Dhaka Bank

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that it has signed a deal with Total Sports Marketing (TSM) for title sponsorship for the forthcoming West Indies versus Bangladesh Series.

    Thursday, 17 July 2014
  • Barbados Crowned U17 Champs
    Barbados Crowned U17 Champs

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Results from the final round of matches in the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Tuesday here:

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • Barnes’ 105* Moves Jamaica Up
    Barnes’ 105* Moves Jamaica Up

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Brad Barnes became the first batsman to gather a hundred and piloted Jamaica to a six-wicket victory over Leeward Islands, reviving their title hopes in the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Monday here.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014
  • WICB Welcomes New Director Azim Bassarath
    WICB Welcomes New Director Azim Bassarath

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- President of the West Indies Cricket Board Mr. Dave Cameron welcomed new director Mr. Azim Bassarath. Mr. Bassarath has joined the Board of Directors replacing Dr. Allen Sammy.

    Tuesday, 15 July 2014
  • Batsmen Rally: W'Wards, T&T, Guyana Win
    Batsmen Rally: W'Wards, T&T, Guyana Win

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Half-centuries from Anil Matthew and Emmanuel Stewart formalised a tense, five-wicket victory for Windward Islands over Barbados, moving them to the top of the table in the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Sunday here.

    Monday, 14 July 2014
  • Guyana Deflate U17 Holders T&T
    Guyana Deflate U17 Holders T&T

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Their batting, led by half-centuries from Sherfane Rutherford and Adrian Sukwah, set things up and their bowling formalised a 62-run victory for Guyana which condemned host and holders Trinidad & Tobago to their third straight defeat in the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Friday here.

    Monday, 14 July 2014
  • Jamaica, Windwards Claim Victory
    Jamaica, Windwards Claim Victory

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- Title-holders Trinidad & Tobago produced a limp batting performance and suffered their second straight defeat, when Jamaica topped them by seven wickets in the second round of the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Thursday here.

    Friday, 11 July 2014
  • Regional U19 Stays In Guyana
    Regional U19 Stays In Guyana

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that the Regional Under-19 Tournament will be played in Guyana as originally scheduled.

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • WICB Announces U17 Tourney Changes
    WICB Announces U17 Tourney Changes

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board has advised of the revised match schedule for Regional Under-17 Tournament taking place here.

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • Regional U15 Tourney Starts July 22
    Regional U15 Tourney Starts July 22

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- Holders Trinidad & Tobago will start their defence against Windward Islands at the Kensington Cricket Club ground, when the Regional Under-15 Tournament opens on Tuesday, July 22, in Jamaica.

    Thursday, 10 July 2014
  • Change Of Match Schedule For Regional Under-17 Tournament
    Change Of Match Schedule For Regional Under-17 Tournament

    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board has advised that due to logistical challenges, the schedule of the Regional Under-17 Tournament has been revised.

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014
  • TT To Start Under-17 Title Defence Today
    TT To Start Under-17 Title Defence Today

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- Trinidad and Tobago will start their West Indies Cricket Board/ Tobago House of Assembly Regional Under-17 title defence against Barbados from 10 a.m. today at Louidore in Tobago confident of continuing their good record at the venue.

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014
  • Sammy Hoping Fletcher’s Form Continues
    Sammy Hoping Fletcher’s Form Continues

    ROSEAU, Dominica (WICB) -- West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy has hailed the performances of Man-of-the-Series Andre Fletcher, and says he hopes the top order batsman can now cement his place in the regional squad.

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014
  • Sir Curtly - Revisit 2-Bouncers Per Over
    Sir Curtly - Revisit 2-Bouncers Per Over

    LONDON, England (WICB) -- As England prepare to do battle with India in one of their most important Test series of modern times, one of the greats of international cricket has warned the game’s rulers they risk driving the fans away.

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014

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